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Solve each exponential equation. Express irrational solutions in exact form and as a decimal rounded to three decimal places. 2x+1=512x2^{x+1}=5^{1-2 x}


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Since the bases are different, we take the natural logarithm of each side and then use property of logarithms as we go.

If M=N then lnM=lnN\begin{aligned} \text{If}\ M=N\ \text{then}\ \ln M=\ln N \end{aligned}

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